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There are 5 ways to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ueno [JY] Yamanote Line / ...

4 alternative options

Bus via 上野公園山下  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from 東京駅丸の内北口 to 上野公園山下 S-1

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo eki to Ueno eki From Shinjukuminamiguchi to Sakata

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) 5.6 km

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) 4.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) is to bus via 上野公園山下 which costs ¥210 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) is to taxi which costs ¥2500 - ¥3000 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 東京駅丸の内北口 and arriving at 上野公園山下. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tokyo and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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It is approximately 4 km to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station).

The best way to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs ¥100 - ¥3000.

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The train from Tokyo to Ueno takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) bus services, operated by Toei Bus, depart from 東京駅丸の内北口 station.

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Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) train services, operated by JR-East, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) is to train which takes 8 min and costs ¥100 - ¥3000. Alternatively, you can bus via 上野公園山下, which costs ¥210 and takes 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station).
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  • Distance: 3.7 km
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Tokyo station, Japan and Ueno (Station), Tokyo, Japan?

JR-East operates a train from Tokyo to Ueno every 5 minutes. Tickets cost ¥100 - ¥230 and the journey takes 8 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Toei Bus operates a bus from 東京駅丸の内北口 to 上野公園山下 once daily. Tickets cost ¥190 - ¥210 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ueno
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥1700 - ¥2400
Reserved seat
¥2400 - ¥3000
Green seat
¥2800 - ¥3700
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ueno
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Reserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Green Seat
¥750 - ¥1100
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ueno
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Toei Bus
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Bus from 東京駅丸の内北口 to 上野公園山下
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥210
Website
https://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/
Shonai Kotsu
Other operators
Taxi from Tokyo station to Ueno (Station)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3000
Tokyo Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5758-3630
Website
tokyotaxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Km Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5530-6001
Website
km-taxi.tokyo
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) bus services, operated by Toei Bus, arrive at 上野公園山下 station.

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Tokyo station to Ueno (Station) train services, operated by JR-East, arrive at Ueno station.

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There are 1187+ hotels available in Ueno (Station). Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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